Tag Archive for IAF-Gaza

Israeli jets kill Hamas operative, wound another in retaliation after attacking Israel

Israeli Jets strike Gaza second time, killing Hamas operative and seriously wounding another after they hit an Israeli home with gunfire directed at earlier IAF retaliatory response for Hamas detonating explosive device near IDF border patrol. Apparently the  explosive device was placed under cover of the thick smoke during ‘peaceful’ Gaza demonstration days earlier.

By Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy and Matan Tzuri

 

Israeli fighter jets attacked overnight Wednesday a Hamas terror position in the northern Gaza Strip in retaliation for an explosive device that detonated Wednesday morning near an IDF force on the border.

After the attack, a terror cell in the strip fired bullets at the aircraft [captured in video above], triggering two Code Red alert sirens in Israeli towns neighboring the northern sector of the Hamas-ruled enclave. Continue Reading »

IDF jets strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after border infiltration, IEDs found

The airstrike comes after Israel clearly warned Hamas, it “will not allow the region to become a combat zone” while cynically portraying “peaceful protests” as cover to engage in violent attacks on Israelis.

By i24NEWS

 

Israel’s Air Force (IAF) attacked Hamas bases in the northern Gaza Strip early Monday morning, responding to a border infiltration and discovery of two planted improvised explosive devices (IEDs) along the fence the day before.

The 2 explosive devices the IDF found planted on the Israel-Gaza border, April 8, 2018. – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

The Israeli military on Sunday said it located two improvised explosive devices next to the Gaza-Israel border, which it said were planted by three militants seen penetrating the perimeter fence earlier in the day. Continue Reading »

IDF jets destroy Hamas training base in retaliation for planned infiltration attempt

WATCH: Palestinians film terrorists entering through Israel’s border/security fence to set fire and destroy Israeli military equipment, used in the building of IDF’s new anti-tunnel countermeasures.

By i24NEWS

 

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) carried out a strike on the southern Gaza Strip late Saturday night, in a retaliatory measure after four Palestinian youths infiltrated an Israeli security fence and attempted to set fire to military equipment.

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IAF jets hit Hamas terror-tunnel in central Gaza after border bomb detonation

Cleared for publication: The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said night-time air strike that destroyed 2 terror tunnels, 1 near Rafah and 1 in central Gaza, was in response to the explosive device that detonated adjacent to the Israel-Gaza border fence on Saturday.

By Kobi Finkler

 

The IDF foiled Saturday night an attempt by the Hamas terrorist organization to renew a terror attack tunnel in the Kerem Shalom area.

The attempt was foiled tonight through engineering activity in Israeli territory, led by Southern Command. The infrastructure was identified at an early stage and did not pose a threat to the residents of the area. Continue Reading »

6 Hamas positions hit by air & ground forces after RPG fired at IDF patrol

IDF is checking the possibility that one of the two powerful bombs that detonated within a minute of each other near IDF soldiers this morning was actually an RPG or anti-tank rocket.

By Kobi Finkler

 

The IDF Spokesperson’s Office provided additional details about the security incident that took place this morning, Thursday, along the Gaza Strip border.

The details revealed so far indicated that two powerful bombs were detonated within a minute of each other as an armored force passed this morning near Nahal Oz .

IAF F-15i (Ra’am) – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

It is possible that an RPG rocket was also fired at the force. Continue Reading »

IDF retaliates again in Gaza after 2nd rocket-fire directed against Israeli civilians

Israel Air Force fighter jets attack a Hamas underground infrastructure in retaliation for the repeated rocket-fire on southern Israel.

By Elad Benar

 

IDF fighter jets overnight Sunday attacked an underground infrastructure in southern Gaza, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

According to the statement, the attack was carried out in response to Sunday evening’s rocket fire towards Israeli territory.

Border Policeman retrieving remnants of exploded rocket in open area near border. – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

“The IDF will continue to act in order to ensure security for the citizens of Israel, by all means at its disposal. Hamas is responsible for everything happening inside and outside of the Gaza Strip, above and below the ground,” the IDF Spokesman said. Continue Reading »

IDF arrests 3 Gazans who crossed into Israel, Jets strike targets near Gaza-Egypt border

IDF announced 3 Palestinians from Gaza who crossed over border fence into Israel were arrested Saturday evening and that IAF jets destroyed “terrorist infrastructure” near the Gaza-Egypt border, which Palestinian media reported to be a tunnel.
– Without going into details, the IDF also announced it would be closing the Kerem Shalom crossing after an assessment of the current security situation with Gaza.

By ANNA AHRONHEIM

 

The IDF struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip Saturday, as IAF fighter jets targeted a “terrorist infrastructure” near the Gaza-Egypt border. Since December, the IDF has been targeting terrorist tunnels inside the Gaza strip with targeted attacks, often in response to rocket fire. Continue Reading »

Did the IDF quietly destroy a Hamas terror-tunnel in the heart of Gaza?

The IDF spokesperson’s unusual announcement regarding the last air strike in Gaza on ‘central terror infrastructure’ left many in Israel curious, since it may well imply an attack on a Hamas terror tunnel.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

In light of the IDF Spokesperson’s unusual wording in describing on the IDF’s airstrike last night in Gaza, assessments are that the IDF attacked a terror tunnel belonging to the Islamic Jihad terror organization.

The Spokesperson had announced a strike on “central terrorist infrastructure in Gaza,” without providing details about the target.

Old-style Hamas tunnel, left, & New-style Hamas terror tunnel, right – Photo: IDF spokesperson

The airstrikes followed three mortar attacks on southern Israel on Wednesday. Continue Reading »

IAF jets destroy Hamas ‘terror targets’ in Gaza after multiple mortar fire at Israel

In response to multiple mortar fire on southern Israel, the IDF responded strongly in Gaza; despite no damage or injuries from the attacks yesterday were reported, an IDF spokesperson said, “The IDF will continue to use all means to thwart attempts to attack the citizens of Israel. The IDF will not allow any breach of Israeli sovereignty.”

By i24NEWS

Israeli fighter jets bombed “terror targets” in the Gaza Strip in retaliation for rocket fire at southern Israel, a military spokesperson said early on Thursday.

“In response to the projectiles fired at southern Israeli communities throughout yesterday from the Gaza Strip, IAF (Israeli air force) fighter jets targeted a significant terror infrastructure in the Gaza Strip,” Israeli forces said in a statement.

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Israeli jets hit Hamas military compound in retaliation to rocket fired Monday evening

Holding Hamas accountable for all rocket attacks on Israel, IDF aircraft attacked a Hamas military compound in southern Gaza despite the rocket exploding in an open area, not causing injury or damage.

By Elad Benari

 

Israeli aircraft on Monday night attacked a military compound belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization in southern Gaza, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

IDF retaliates after Gaza rocket explodes in Israel – Twitter

According to the statement, the airstrike was carried out in response to earlier rocket fire directed at Israel.

“The IDF considers the Hamas terrorist organization solely responsible for what is happening in the Gaza Strip,” it said. Continue Reading »

IDF reports IAF jets launch fresh retaliatory strike on additional Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF reports Israel launched a second strike, destroying two Hamas observation posts in northern Gaza, just a day after a mortar fired by Palestinian terrorists hit an Israeli structure during a birthday ceremony for slain IDF soldier, Oron Shaul.

By Yoav Zitun and Elior Levy

 

Israeli jets attacked a Hamas observation post Saturday evening in northern Gaza in response to rockets that were fired Friday morning at Israel during a ceremony held in memory of an IDF soldier who was killed during Operation Protective Edge in 2014.

IAF F-15i (Ra’am) takes off –  Photo: IAF website

One of the rockets hit a structure in the Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council, while the Iron Dome system intercepted two other rockets.The Code Red alarms were sounded during a ceremony held in Kfar Aza marking the would-be 24th birthday of soldier Oron Shaul, whose body has been held by Hamas in Gaza since Operation Protective Edge. Continue Reading »

IDF strikes multiple Hamas targets in Gaza following rocket attack on Southern Israel

Israel Police confirmed that the third rocket fired struck an Israeli community, hitting a building in the Negev region bordering the Gaza Strip, causing damage but no injuries.

By JPOST.COM STAFF

 

Three rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Friday morning, the IDF said, adding that two of the rockets were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system.

Israel Police confirmed that a third rocket struck an Israeli community in the Negev region bordering the Gaza Strip, causing damage to a building but no injuries. Police bomb disposal experts are working at the scene.

IDF tanks – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

In response, IDF tanks and aircraft targeted two Gaza Strip outposts belonging to Hamas in the northern Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »

IDF Fighter Jets retaliate fiercely after Gaza terrorists launch salvo of mortars on Israel

IDF Spokesperson’s unit reports IAF responding for the 2nd time, after IDF tanks & jets fired on 4 terrorist positions in Gaza earlier in the day, when Palestinian Islamic Jihad fired their first salvo of about 12 mortar shells towards an IDF outpost earlier in the afternoon.

By ANNA AHRONHEIM

 

Israel Defense Forces fired on two terrorist positions in the central Gaza Strip with Israel Air Force fighter jets on Thursday in response to mortar fire, according to the IDF Spokesperson’s unit.

Earlier in the day, IDF tanks and aircraft fired towards four positions in the Gaza Strip after Palestinian Islamic Jihad fired about 12 mortar shells towards an army outpost earlier in the afternoon. Continue Reading »

Hamas Threatens Israel for Retaliatory Airstrike In Response to Gaza Rocket Fired Into Israel

 

Israel’s Air Force launched an overnight retaliator airstrike on 2 targets belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization in northern Gaza, in response to a rocket fire from the strip that exploded in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council on Tuesday evening.
 – Hysterical Hamas warns the IDF, “This is crossing a dangerous line.”

By AP, AFP, Ynet Reporters

 

The Israeli military says it carried out airstrikes against two Hamas positions in Gaza overnight Tuesday in response to a rocket fired from the strip which landed in open territory in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council.

Border Policeman retrieving remnants of exploded rocket – Photo- IsraelandStuff/PP

Ayman Sahbani, an emergency director at Gaza’s Shifa hospital, says three Palestinians were wounded in the strike, including a 26-year-old man who was in serious condition after being struck in the head by shrapnel. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Israel’s Air Force retaliates after Gaza rocket explodes in Israel

 

IAF F-35i “Adir” stealth fighter jets were reportedly used in the strike on Hamas targets.
 – Palestinian media reports injuries resulting from the IDF strike, with one person rushed to Gaza hospital.
 – IDF Spokesperson after the strike, “Israel holds the terrorist organization solely responsible for activities on the Strip.”

By JPOST.COM STAFF

 

The Israeli Air Force targeted two Hamas posts on the northern Gaza Strip late Tuesday night following an earlier rocket attack from the Hamas-controlled territory, according to the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit.

F-35I “Adir” armed and ready. – courtesy

“Israel holds the terrorist organization solely responsible for activities on the Strip,” stated the IDF after the strike. Continue Reading »